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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swale
Town
Dunkirk
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st July 1919
    Attended by: MR C DAWES
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16381
Current location

Church is possibly now a private house
Dunkirk Ex-Parish Church
Canterbury Road
Dunkirk
Swale
Kent
ME13 9LE
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 07490 58910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rough hewn Celtic cross with a smooth base bearing the dedications in inscribed lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/ (Names)/ THEY NOBLY FELL THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, E
Baker, H
Baker, W
Brunger, P
Burgess, W V
Butcher, P
Cosset, R
Foster, F
Grainger, R
Grainger, T
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surnane, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Dunkirk Parish War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
U/K
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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